A five-year-old boy has suffered life-threatening injuries when a suspected learner driver crashed into him in Saffron Walden.
Cyclist Seriously Injured In Southend
A 36 year old cyclist has suffered a serious shoulder injury after she was knocked off her bike in Southend.
It happened on Harcourt Road yesterday afternoon at 4:30pm. A silver BMW struck the woman and then drove off, failing to stop.
The 36-year-old local woman was taken to Colchester General Hospital where she was treated for a severe shoulder injury. She's in a stable condition.
A short time later at three different locations in the Southend area, two men, aged 20 and 23 and a 14-year-old boy, all from the town, were arrested in connection with the collision. Officers from the Air Support Unit helped colleagues on the ground with the arrests. The three arrested individuals are continuing to be questioned by officers at Southend police station.
Any witnesses to the crash involving the cyclist are urged to contact investigating officers at Southend Roads Policing Unit on 101.
A man who set a fire on the ninth floor of a block of flats in Southend, killing a neighbour and her unborn child, has been made subject of a hospital order.
Heart can reveal since so called 'legal highs' were banned last May - Essex Police have made 9 arrests relating to the supply or possession of the drugs.
Prince Harry's visited Epping Forest as part of a conservation project. See the pictures here.
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